The U.S. imperialists who are out for world conquest launched an armed invasion oin the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on June 25, 1950. It was their dream to make the Korean people their slaves and turn Korea into their colony to set up a military base for conducting a war against the Soviet Union and the Chinese People's Republic. Topic: Korean War
Portrays a day's activities aboard a U.S. battleship (USS New Jersey) off the coast of Korea. Shows living conditions, habits of officers and crew, and bombardment of enemy positions along the shore. Topics: Korean War, US Navy
Newsreel stories reformatted for classroom use. Segments include: United Nations Condemns Red China (on the Korean War); General Eisenhower Surveys Atlantic Pact Defenses; Air News; The 82nd U.S. Congress Opens; humorous scientific demonstration on properties of liquid air; skiers on Mt. Hood, Oregon; waterskiiers at Cypress Gardens, Florida; Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered by an actor impersonating Lincoln (a similar but shorter sequence appears in the film FREEDOM HIGHWAY,... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Korean War
Odd Man Out is a novel assessment of the motives and strategies of Harry Truman, Joseph Stalin, and Mao Zedong as they struggled to maneuver their countries into positions of advantage in the postwar world. Their successes and failures resulted in the catastrophic event that globalized the Cold War ---the Korean War. Based on recently released secret documents, Richard Thornton puts the reader inside the American, Soviet and Chinese decision-making processes during these earth-shaking events,... Topics: Korean War, communism
5-year-old, adopted by former serviceman Bill Pond, arrives on the liner President Cleveland in San Francisco. Newsreel story. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Korean War, Children
byVeteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative
Like many Korean War veterans, Mt. Lebanon’s Chuck Torisky is quiet about his service. It was a long time ago when he was drafted into the Army for two years as a radio operator. He was 21. When you’re young, Chuck reflects, guys think they’re bullet proof. Invincible. Before going to war we thought it was like the movies. And then things are a lot different when you hear real bullets snapping over your head. Indeed it was a long time ago, and memories of the fierce fighting have... Topics: veterans, Pittsburgh, Korean War
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topic: Korean War, 1950-1953 Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=NNQEAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Korean War-era film points out that military service should be understood as part of citizenship and that training in the everyday duties of citizenship is a part of the preparation for military service. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Korean War, Citizenship
This film shows operations in korea during 20 December 1950 through 20 January 1951, which include UN forces being evacuated from Hungnam and the flight of civilian refugees. Topics: Documentary, short, Korean War
Extracted from US Army film "Spirit Of Freeport Crew On TV, New York And Freeport ; Recommission USS New Jersey, Bayonne, NJ ; Church Service, Hyesanjin, Korea ; Manchurian Border, 11/21/1950" National Archives Identifier: 22609 No National Archives description. Topics: Korean War, United States. Army, Korean War, 1950-1953
Naval Photographic Center film #2550. This "October 1951 U.S. Navy Photographic Report " is, ironically, only text.Title card: "P2V Package Evaluation" then "Introduction To Pack UP Films" text about the Korean War. National Archives description " National Archives Identifier: 76471 listed as "Navy footage, 06/17/1953?" no description. Topics: Korean War, Korean War, 1950-1953, United States. Navy
In his February 26, 2004 interview with Jessie Lewis, Charles Frederick Brooks reminisces of his time in service during WWII and his life after the war in Rock Hill, SC. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program. Topics: Navy Reserve, WWII, Korean War
byVeteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative
Anthony Marcione of Monaca, Pennsylvania was drafted into the Korean War at age 20. Sent to the front lines, he manned a machine gun against invading Chinese nationals pushing south into the Korean peninsula. “Our firepower is what kept the Chinese from running us over,” Anthony admits, “but it was brutal up there on the line. Just brutal.” http://veteranvoicesofpittsburgh.com/anthony-marcione-army/ This interview was conducted by Kevin Farkas/Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh on June... Topics: veterans, Pittsburgh, Korean War, Chinese
The episode 10 of the mini series "Army in Action" chronicles the events leading up to the Korean War, the conduct of the war from 1950 to 1953, and the cessation of hostilities in July 1953 favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: The Big Picture, Korean war
byLibertarian Socialist League.; Socialist Youth League (U.S.); Young People's Socialist League.
Declaration against the Korean war by three socialist youth groups. Note the rhetoric about not supporting either "imperialist" bloc and the need for a "third force". Topics: War. Korean War, 1950-1953.
Relief ship Hawaiian Bear sails from Port of Stockton (California), carrying cargo contributed by the American-Korean Foundation. Newsreel story. favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Korean War, Transportation: Water
Extracted from U.S. Army film "Surrender Leaflet Drop, Taugu, Korea; Fighter Control And T6 (Mosquito Fighter Planes), Taugu, 08/29/1950" No National Archives description. National Archives Identifier: 21950 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :) Topics: Korean War, Korean War, 1950-1953, United States. Army, Mosquito (Military aircraft), Korean War,...
Extracted from U.S. Army film "Surrender Leaflet Drop, Taugu, Korea; Fighter Control And T6 (Mosquito Fighter Planes), Taugu, 08/29/1950" No National Archives description. National Archives Identifier: 21950 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :) Topics: Korean War, Korean War, 1950-1953, United States. Army, Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Aerial Operations,...
Telephone interview with former Corporal Peter Bingheimer, Company H, Third Battalion, 7th Marines, wounded in action, Korea. Conducted by Jan K. Herman, Historian, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, 1 July 2002. Topics: oral history, Korean War, USS Repose, PTSD
Leadership memo on the hospital ship during the Korean war written byLCDR C.L. Ernst, USN. From: Executive OfficerTo: All Officers and Chief Petty OfficersSubj: The Daily Grind in the USS HAVEN (AH-12)One of the peculiarities of the human race is that our habits of thinking and action can be affected or changed outright by the application of mild pressure over a long period, or by the application of that pressure with enormous intensity for a briefer one. Each of us is the product of his... Topics: leadership, USS Haven (AH-12), Korean war
A collection of documents that the CIA released under the Freedom of Information Act covering daily assessments of the situation on the ground during the Korean War Topics: US history, cia, foia, korean war